A Few Good Tweets From Game 1

In Commentary And Analysis by GW20 Comments

One of the nice things about getting to a championship series is that everyone is paying attention. And, at least when Pedro Baez is pitching, there is plenty of time to survey the landscape. Revisiting the action while trying not to worry about Kershaw… On Howie Kendrick A. That’s not how defensive metrics work. B. Kendrick actually grades out as more …

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Series Preview: Anaheim Angels of Disneyland (43-45) at Chicago Cubs (39-48)

In Series Previews by berselius42 Comments

On June 9th, the Cubs (25-35) and Angels (27-36) had very similar records, and things weren't looking so rosy for the Angels. Since then they've begun digging themselves out of their hole, going 16-9 over that span including two road series sweeps…and climbed into third place in their stacked division.    Angels Cubs wRC+ 109 (5th) 89 (23rd) BSR -2.8 (17th) …

Q & A With Phillies Blog "That Ball's Outta Here"

In Major League Baseball by berselius11 Comments

We were contacted by Phillies blog "That Ball's Outta Here" to do a Q&A, and you can read our answers to the Cubs questions over at their site. Ethan was kind enough to answer a few questions of our own about the Phillies 1. What can the Phillies do to improve their offense? Watching a few Tom Emansky hitting videos …